Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll talk with Julie Hamilton, UAS Professor, recent winner of a prestigious professorship;
Glacier Bay biologist Tania Lewis will offer a preview of tonight’s Friday Fireside Lecture at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, about how glaciers impact bears in SE Alaska;
We’ll learn about the upcoming Garden Conference with Garden Club President, Molly Hodges and Juneau peony farmer Brad Fluetch;
And we’ll get a preview of this weekend’s presentation for the Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship about John Coltrane’s musical & spiritual journey as lay leader Pat McLear and musician Robert Cohen join us
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- A new federal rule will ban smoking in public housing nationwide. The notice was released Wednesday by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and will take effect in 18 months. But Alaska is looking to do that a lot sooner.
- FBI statistics show the number of hate crimes is on the rise nationally, but very few are reported in Alaska.
- Auke Bay Elementary nurse Luann Powers says lice are mostly a nuisance and explains how parents should deal with them.
- Alaska's leaders are getting ready for tough negotiations over how the state will deal with its multibillion-dollar budget hole. How much the oil and gas industry should help fill that hole will be an especially controversial question for the legislature this session.